In an effort to reduce the number of shooting incidents in Rotterdam, the city authorities are offering rewards for tips resulting in firearms being seized. Depending on the type of firearm found, the person who reported it to the police can receive a reward up to 750 euros.
The police offered a 15 thousand euros reward for information that leads to the arrest of Silfano Junior M., the man suspected of shooting and killing Rotterdam rapper Feis on New Year's day. M. has been placed on the national wanted list, the police revealed on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday.
The police previously released a photo of the man.
Golden retriever Biko has been missing from Geesteren, Overijssel since February. Despite extensive searches, he hasn't been found. Missing animals organization Zoekteam Dogs Lovers now offered a reward of 4 thousand euros for the tip that leads to the missing doggo, RTL Nieuws reports.
The organization is contributing 3 thousand euros to the reward, 500 eruos comes form Biko's owner and the rest was donated by an anonymous dog lover.
An elderly couple were locked into the basement when robbers forced their way into their home in Susteren during the early hours of Monday morning. Zischa Vergooszen (77) managed to open the wooden cellar door by hacking at it for hours with a small knife, while her husband Gerard (82) lay seriously injured on the floor. Their family offered a reward of 5 thousand euros for the tip that leads to the robbers' arrest, 1Limburg reports.
The police offered a 30 thousand euros reward for information that leads to the solving of the murders of a father and son in Zoetermeer last year. 49-year-old Rene van Doorn and his 23-year-old son, also called Rene, were gunned down while sitting in their car on the parking lot of a gym in the Zoeterhage industrial complex, ANP reports.
The Judiciary is offering a reward of 20 thousand euros for the tip that leads to the arrests of the perpetrators who murdered Eindhoven man Johan van Boxtel early in May. The police are looking for two perpetrators, shown in surveillance camera footage on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday.
The A'DAM tower in Amsterdam was robbed in broad daylight on Sunday afternoon. Two men managed to get hold of the safe containing the daily cash flow and ran off with it, despite the fact that it weighs about 50 kilograms, Het Parool reports.
Sander Groet, owner of the tower, called it a brutal robbery. "The safe stood in a room on the 16th floor where our personnel walk in and out", he said to the newspaper. "It contained particularly our cash flow and fee our large safe is embedded into a wall. They knew exactly where to be."
On Wednesday the police released video footage of an Amsterdam bus driver being robbed at knife point on Pampuslaan on IJburg. They call on witnesses to come forward. Amsterdam public transport company GVB offered a 5,000 euro reward for the tip that leads to an arrest.
The Amsterdam police arrested a 47 year old man from Leidschendam last week in connection with the disappearance of Deborah Rosiek from Amsterdam in 2003. The police call the arrest a "possible breakthrough" in the case.
Samuel and Diana, the elderly couple who was robbed and severely assaulted in their home on Heemstedestraat in Amsterdam early last month, has decided to give an interview. They told how two men pretending to be police officers forced their way into their home, beat them, drugged them, called them "dirty Jews" and took off with money and jewelry.
The police have offered a 10 thousand euro reward for the tip that leads to the arrest of the suspect who has been extorting the Jumbo supermarket chain. The suspect has planted explosives at several Jumbo branches in Groningen and Zwolle and is demanding an amount in Bitcoins to stop.
The widow of the murdered mental health director Rob Zweekhorst made an appeal to the public to share any information that could lead to solving the murder on television on Saturday night.
The police have received a "handful" of tips after a broadcast of Opsporing Verzocht in which the police ask for information about the street dealer who is selling white heroin as cocaine.